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Medea (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  1 April 1988 (Denmark)
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Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the... See full summary »

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Jason
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Solbjørg Højfeldt ...
Ammen
Preben Lerdorff Rye ...
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Aiceus
Ludmilla Glinska ...
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Vera Gebuhr ...
Aeldre Terne
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Store Dreng
Richard Kilde ...
Lille Dreng
Dick Kaysø ...
Jasons Stemme
Mette Munk Plum ...
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Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the throne. In exchange, Medea and the boys are to be banished. Jason explains that his actions ensure a rich future for Medea and her sons. She asks that she be allowed to stay; Kreon refuses. She asks for one more day, and begs Jason to seek the king's permission to allow their sons to stay in Corinth. Jason agrees and Medea prepares a gift for her sons to give to Glauce. Will Medea leave peacefully? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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1 April 1988 (Denmark)  »

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$1,415 (USA) (25 April 2003)

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$16,087 (USA) (5 September 2003)
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Definitely not Von Trier's best work.
13 November 2000 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Although Medea does hint at Lars Von Trier's vast talent, it is no masterpiece as some have suggested. It is beautifully filmed but that does not make up for a very slow-paced story. Also, for me personally, it was hard to accept the fact that ancient Greece bears such a striking resemblance to Western Denmark. And why on earth does the king live in a sewer? It has to be said, though, that Ludmilla Glinska is adorable as Glauce.


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